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UFC Quick Quote: Karo 'can rub people the wrong way'

joe lauzon talks about karo parisyan

"After one of my fights, Karo gave me a hard time, too. He came over and yelled across the mat something to the extent of, 'Hey, nice fight,' and I just said, 'Thanks.' He starts saying, 'Oh, is that all you have to say to me? ‘Thanks?' Speak up and say a little more next time.' What more do you say, though, without coming off as cocky, when someone congratulates you? 'Oh yeah, I'm the man. I just won my fight with ease and killed that guy. I rule!' That's not my style. The incident with me happened before the problems he had with Nate, so I could see where Diaz was coming from. I don't think Karo had any problems with me, it's just his attitude and how he comes off can rub people the wrong way."

-- In his weekly Boston Herald blog post eliminated contestant on this season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 5 Joe Lauzon says that the incident between welterweight contender Karo Parisyan and Nate Diaz during episode 11 last night wasn't an isolated one.

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